The Philadelphia Science Fiction Society hosts Jay Smith
Jay Smith is the creator and lead writer for the 2011 Parsec Award-winning audio drama series “HG World” available atwww.goodmorningsurvivors.com. When not scripting the zombie apocalypse, he occasionally contributes to the online pop culture/speculative fiction podcast “The Chronic Rift” (www.chronicrift.com).
Jay is a recovering filmmaker, chronic blogger and a man Harlan Ellison once called “a great scam-man liar or a born writer.” Objective sources have yet to determine which is true. Jay married up and has four children, each of whom is being trained as a horseman for the coming apocalypse.
The Philadelphia Science Fiction Society is a non-profit organization that meets to discuss and promote science fiction and fantasy in literature, the arts, and popular culture. P.S.F.S. a 501c(3) tax exempt not-for-profit corporation.
Membership in the society is open to everyone. Becoming a member is easy. Attend your first meeting; we’ll say “Hello.” At your second meeting, you can nominate yourself for membership or ask someone else to nominate you. At the next meeting you attend following your nomination, you’re eligible to be voted in as a General Member. Our current dues are $36 for a full year ($60 for couples). Attendance of 4 meetings each year maintains the status of Active Member.
General meetings are held on the 2nd Friday of each month and feature a guest speaker involved in some area of Science Fiction or Fantasy, such as writers, editors, artists,etc. See Meeting Notices for more information. Sponsored events, such as The Philadelphia Science Fiction Conference (AKA Philcon), are held throughout the year.
Other special interest events, are also sponsored by the society, such as the Book Discussion Group, which meets monthly to discuss a work of science fiction or fantasy; and the Special Events Group, which attends science fiction and fantasy movies and other events.
Copies of the Bylaws and Standing Rules can be made available to all Society Members by asking the Secretary.